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Annette Riggs

Roswitha Goeppert-Woolley

January 21, 1942 - September 28, 2021

We created a GatheringUs memorial to celebrate the life of Roswitha Goeppert-Woolley. Collecting your stories and memories here will offer us great comfort. Click on the heart to let us know you were here and to receive email updates. Thank you for contributing to this lasting memorial.

Nature’s first green is gold, Her hardest hue to hold. Her early leaf’s a flower;  But only so an hour. Then leaf subsides to leaf, So Eden sank to grief, So dawn goes down to day, Nothing gold can stay. - Robert Frost Beloved mother, grandmother, wife, mother-in-law and friend, Roswitha Goeppert Woolley left us far too soon, on September 28, 2021. Born in Kempten, Germany, at the height of the world conflagration, Roswitha was...  see more
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  • Melani Lust
    I was so saddened to hear of Roswitha's passing. I have the fondest memories of her from my childhood visits with Annette. I always felt like I was in the presence of a queen: a beautiful, regal, witty, smart and chic queen. Her aura was unique, and to a...  more
  • Annette Riggs
    Many thanks to those who joined us in celebrating life of my beautiful mom. Your support and stories are very meaningful to us. You can continue to share memories and watch the recording of the event from this page.
  • Charles Miller
  • Marco Vricella
    I will never forget the beautiful summer I spent with my brother at Roswitha’s house in La Jolla in 1976. Learning skateboarding and surfing with Conrad was so much fun and the constant presence of that wonderful, elegant, intelligent, caring mother...  more
  • Charles Breyer
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  • Robert Van Huizum
    Roswitha you were a woman of style and grace. I remember your kindness and your ability to connect with people from all walks of life. You were an amazing mother which lives on in your incredible kids. I'm lucky to have known you and I wish you and all...  more
  • Heike Bergmann
    It was so wonderful to see what great traces Roswitha left in her life, how much she was adored and loved and how incredibly inspiring she was for all of our lives.
    In the memorial it became clear what a great personality she was and what happy and...  more
  • Keely Paregian
    Roswitha . One of kind, never forgotten, always loved. Forever. Till we all meet again with our beloved poodles, families and friends. You are my hero. Much love Dearest Roswitha.
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  • Martina Wirtz
    Ich hatte das Glück, Roswitha in Cefalú/Sizilien im Italienischkurs kennenlernen zu dürfen. Was für eine außergewöhnliche, charmante, intelligente Frau, es war eine Freude, Zeit mit ihr zu verbringen. Auch Jahre später haben wir uns noch ab und zu...  more
  • Matthias Riggs
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  • Linda Pfeifer
    Roswitha was a beautiful person, inside and out; she was the type of person who would help anyone in need. She made a difference to me, to her Sausalito community, and to so many fortunate enough to have her in their lives. The world has lost this...  more
  • Millie Olson
  • Millie Olson
    Roswitha brought such beauty and elegance into all our lives. She cherished her family, her friends and her dogs beyond measure. Perhaps she was our emissary from another place and time, showing us how to make our lives more gracious and civilized. We...  more
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  • Margrit Boucher
    This and many more beautiful quotes you left for me, dearest Roswitha.

    "I shot an arrow into the air,
    It fell to earth, I knew not where;
    For, so swiftly it flew, the signt
    Could not follow it in its flight.

    I breathed a song into the air,
    It fell...  more
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